Russia recognizes temporary passports of Ukrainian separatists

Russia recognizes temporary passports of Ukrainian separatists

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The Russian president vladimir Putin will temporary passports and other identity documents, recognition of separatists in the east of Ukraine. It comes to citizens from the regions of Donetsk and Lugansk.

Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko, the action of Russia convicted, reports the BBC. According to Russia, however, it is a humanitarian decision to provide a permanent solution for the conflict in the area is found.

People from Donetsk and Lugansk who have a passport, school certificate or other identification documents required, should from now on work and travel in Russia.

The fighting between the Ukrainian army and rebels in the east of the country have been recently resurfaced and has the last weeks been to dozens of deaths resulted.

In Munich came to Ukraine and Russia on Saturday to a new ceasefire in the area, that is Monday effect. Sergei Lavrov, the Russian minister of Foreign Affairs, said in addition to heavy weapons to withdraw from the area.


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Many countries condemn the occupation of Eastern-Ukrainian territories by Russian separatists. Thousands of Ukrainians have after the riots tried to seek asylum in Russia.

Since the conflict broke out in 2014 are already over 9.700 people killed. More was tried to a ceasefire in the region, but that were violations, however nothing. Both Russian separatists as government forces here give each other the blame.

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